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Livestream #1

DATE: April 14, 2017


Here are the highlights from the first SAT/ACT study session:

0:00 How competitive are the Ivies?
1:48 How does the SAT Essay affect overall SAT score?
2:41 Tip for SAT Reading inference questions
3:26 Getting better at SAT Essay analysis
5:52 Quadratics Math Problem
9:06 SAT Reading Time Management
11:41 Another Time Management tip
14:13 Transition Word Questions – SAT Writing & ACT English
16:25 Getting the Main Idea in Reading
19:44 Detail/Dual Questions – Dual Passage Reading tips
22:05 What’s the best thing to do when there are 21 days left?
23:54 Improving on ACT Science tips (aiming for 34-36)
26:31 Trig & Unit Circle problem
29:08 Is it OK to start from back to front in the SAT Math section?
32:27 What’s the best way to study?
33:09 How is ACT Writing (essay) scored?
34:49 Don’t overthink the prep process!
36:06 How do I read faster?
37:45 Conclusion

FULL SHOW: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1K0J1iIpzgY


About the Author:

I’m Rob Schombs, the founder of Reason Prep, creator of these videos, and your test prep tutor. I earned a BA in Chemistry (2006) and an MA in Science and Technology Studies (2009) from Cornell University. In 2010 I started tutoring SAT, ACT, math, chemistry, and writing full-time, and Reason Prep followed shortly after!